The period of toddlerhood signifies that not only has the kid’s brain developed to the point where complex thoughts can be comprised and agreed, but that arrogances, too, can be instructed on a basis so systematic that, unless deliberately altered, they can last a lifetime! And yet it is in the years from four to seven that the kid becomes the early form of the complete human being that he is intended to become. It is at this phase that he goes from being the somewhat universal toddler to a highly adapted human being that can reason, show sturdy and subtle likes and dislikes, and interrelate socially to the point where he can even develop sturdy friendships.
Here are some proposals by Early Childhood Program for aiding this expansion:
Academic Inspiration – Children, happily, are able to stimulate them intellectually! The role of the parent or caregiver in this area, therefore, is to offer an atmosphere that is favorable to play. This means providing not only the simple toys, but also access to play areas, parks, and otherkids playing-and plenty time in which to occupy in play. The four- to seven-year-old is also excited to learn about the world, for which daily life offers no end of exciting sources of discovery! To the eager young kid, the learning experience is vague from play. Picture books, alphabet books and early analysis primers, nursery rhymes, poster paints, etc. deal endless sources on performing and inspiration. And nothing can equal the joy of being read to by a loving parent!
Emotional Inspiration. As we are all creatures of emotion, children of all ages must be stimulated emotionally, the sine qua non of all emotion stemming from the love of the parents themselves. With parental love as a given, all good things flow from there. Love of self, love of parents in return, love of others-all these forms of love are reliant on parental love. If the kid has established this love through his short being, then he can flourish as a loving human being himself all through his life. Parents must also make accessible other traditional things of love, whenever probable, with toys such as stuffed animals and real creatures for pets. They should also generate an atmosphere that is rich in the creations of the human feelings, such as music.
Societal Stimulation by Preschool Teacher Training. Social stimulation arises above all in the family. Mealtimes with the whole family together are a must; few fundamentals are more essential than this. After that, any melodious family activity is advantageous. Get-togethers with other families with kids of the same age are also valuable, as this helps kids later when creating their own friends at school and in the community. Such get-togethers also allow the kids to witness friendly relations among adults. Economical sports at this age, if introduced at all, should be introduced non-competitively, as the winner-loser vibrant taken in earnest is not healthy for kids.
Taken altogether, these “areas of development”, as they … Read More...